Possibility a swap?

Tak

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I know it's a ways away, but I was wondering if there will possibly be a summer swap. Hopefully towards the end? I know with high pony prices that I'd need a couple months to save, plus shipping has gone so high. :( I wish I could just have everyone over for a visit and swap in person. ;)
 

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I thinkwe could swing that. I was also thinking of a Traveling Pony Box, where I send out a box fulla stuff, and everyone takes something then adds something of their own then send it to the next person! It could be fun!
 

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It would be extra sweet if we could have a good chunk of time to do a swap box. That way we have more time for shopping and shipping things to us to put into our boxes. :)

Also, Foofy!! I love that idea but who gets the box in the end? Or do we raffle it off?
 

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I thinkwe could swing that. I was also thinking of a Traveling Pony Box, where I send out a box fulla stuff, and everyone takes something then adds something of their own then send it to the next person! It could be fun!
I think someone did this a few years ago. I remember reading about it. Wonder how it went.

It would be extra sweet if we could have a good chunk of time to do a swap box. That way we have more time for shopping and shipping things to us to put into our boxes. :)
I was just thinking about this the other day. How nice it would be to have the better part of a year and a higher budget, like $100 to shop for someone and get the ultimate swap box. With rising prices, it seems like $30 budgets just don’t go very far anymore which is hard when you’re getting to only HTf/expensive ponies left on your list.
 

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Yes, we did do a traveling pony box years ago. I don't think it ever made it all the way through the list. The person who started it signed up people who wanted to participate and made a list going basically all around and ending back at her. It made it several people in and then was never heard from again. If we did something like that I think to make sure everyone who wanted to play did their part maybe have them pay in like 10.00 to paypal and once you ship it to the next person you get your 10.00 back? Sort of like a deposit to keep everyone doing their part? Just a thought?
 

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Yes, we did do a traveling pony box years ago. I don't think it ever made it all the way through the list. The person who started it signed up people who wanted to participate and made a list going basically all around and ending back at her. It made it several people in and then was never heard from again. If we did something like that I think to make sure everyone who wanted to play did their part maybe have them pay in like 10.00 to paypal and once you ship it to the next person you get your 10.00 back? Sort of like a deposit to keep everyone doing their part? Just a thought?

It's so sad that someone would drop the ball completely like that. I had an expensive trade go bad once. It cost me so much. If we had to put a deposit up that we wouldn't get back until we'd sent our box, I think that would be very fair.

Unfortunately, I can't make it for an Easter swap. Easter is only 3 days before Evelyn's birthday this year. Plus, I just need to pay off at least one credit card by May. Maybe I'll be able to join the Christmas swap.
 

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The deposit sounds like it might be a wise thing. I did a traveling bead box once for a forum and the very last person never got back to us. I felt bad, but I figured life got in her way or something. I'll start digging through my loot. I'd like to try to have something for all gens, though G2's might not get any representation. I have very little G2 stuff, weirdly enough.

And an Easter swap sounds fun! Maybe I can get involved, if I can get myself straightened out! :D
 
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Yes, we did do a traveling pony box years ago. I don't think it ever made it all the way through the list. The person who started it signed up people who wanted to participate and made a list going basically all around and ending back at her. It made it several people in and then was never heard from again. If we did something like that I think to make sure everyone who wanted to play did their part maybe have them pay in like 10.00 to paypal and once you ship it to the next person you get your 10.00 back? Sort of like a deposit to keep everyone doing their part? Just a thought?
I like the idea of a deposit. Having to make an investment in order to show your commitment to the fun.

I also seem to remember the last time it was tried the box never making it all the way. So sad.
 
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